MLIS Office Contact Information
NOTICE: This blog will no longer be updated as of April 8, 2017.
Please visit the new LIS Department website at lis.stkate.edu.
Program News and Events
Call for Submissions
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Out of State Opportunity
DHPSNY Archives Specialist, Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts, Philadelphia, PA
The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) in Philadelphia is hiring an Archives Specialist, a full-time, five-year contract position to provide archival and preservation services in New York State, to help facilitate the Documentary Heritage and Preservation Services for New York (DHPSNY) initiative.
The responsibilities of this position include conducting on-site archival needs assessments and preservation needs assessments with written reports; developing, presenting, and organizing educational programs and workshops; presenting lectures and preparing programs for professional and lay audiences to promote awareness of archival and preservation concerns and practices; and providing technical information via telephone, e-mail, and in print on archival and preservation topics. The DHPSNY Archives Specialist also maintains familiarity with archival and preservation literature, and may also be called upon to write articles for publication.
Qualifications include training in and a thorough understanding of archival theory, practice, and standards; practical knowledge of archival policies and procedures; experience with archival processing; knowledge of preservation principles, practice, and issues; experience in conducting and writing archival and preservation assessments for cultural institutions; talent in teaching and public speaking; excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills; ability to work independently; MLS (or equivalent) with a concentration in archival management, and a minimum of two years experience working in an archival setting. Frequent travel in New York is required.
Send letter of application, resume, writing sample (preservation assessment if relevant), and three references via email with the subject line “DHPSNY Archives Specialist Application” to: Ms. Anastasia Matijkiw, DHPSNY Program Coordinator, Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts, email@example.com. Position is open until filled.